The 2019 Lexus IS will most likely receive some smaller updates. This famous compact luxury sedan is present for almost two decades on the market. It originally came in 1998 and it is currently in the third generation.
The current model is present since 2013. This means that the new model will come in 2020.
Until then, we will not see bigger changes, although 2019 IS should receive few updates, according to some reports. We will most likely see some changes in terms of standard features and maybe the introduction of some new technologies.
2019 LEXUS IS ENGINES
The 2019 Lexus IS will continue with the same engines. A famous 3.5-liter V6 comes in four output version. The base model features a version with max power of 255 horses and 236 pound-feet of torque.
This luxury sedan also comes in a hybrid version. It features company’s familiar system that consists of a 2.5-liter engine and one electric motor.
When it comes to the transmission, some versions come with new 8-speed automatic, some with older 6-speed automatic, while the hybrid uses CVT.
2019 LEXUS IS POSSIBLE CHANGES
The 2019 Lexus IS should come with several smaller updates. The current model is present since 2013, but we saw an update in April 2016.
There are various new details when it comes to styling. The updated model now completely follows design language of the brand.
What to expect from 2019 Lexus IS? Most likely, we will not see any notable visual change on the car. Main changes on this model will be in terms of new equipment and maybe some new technology feature.
2019 LEXUS IS FEATURES
It already has so much to offer in this aspect, but we could see even more with this update. The current base model comes with standard features like cruise control, and AM/FM/CD player with Bluetooth and USB.
For this update, we could see some new standard features. The 2019 Lexus IS could come with things like blind spot monitors, automatic parking assistance etc. There are also various optional packages which include features like 10.3-inch display, 15-speaker Mark Levinson audio, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, navigation, heated steering wheel and many other things.
2019 LEXUS IS RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The 2019 Lexus IS will come somewhere in the second half of next year. We don’t expect changes in price, so base models will go around 39.000 dollars, while fully-equipped models will go up to 45.000 dollars.
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